ITEM: RIP Joe Kubert. One of the true legends in the comic book industry, Joe Kubert, passed away over the weekend. He was 85 years old, but still actively working in comics (inking Before Watchmen: Nite Owl and writing/drawing Joe Kubert Presents, a new 6-issue anthology series starting in October from DC Comics). Kubert starting working in comics in the 1940s and is best known for his work on Hawkman, DC's War Comics and for co-creating Sgt. Rock. He also founded the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon & Graphic Art (The Kubert School) in New Jersey. Click here to read more about Joe Kubert's life in comics and the legacy that he leaves behind.
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|THIS WEEK'S DON'T MISS COMICS|
Avengers VS X-Men #10
Written by Ed Brubaker with art by Adam Kubert.
* Time is running out as the Avengers are cornered in their last stronghold!
* But the stakes change when Hope and the Scarlet Witch join forces! Why?! How?!
Before Watchmen: Rorschach #1
Written by Brian Azzarello with art by Lee Bermejo
What made Rorschach the way that he is? Don't miss the back-story of one of the most popular characters in the Watchmen universe.
Written by Brian K. Vaughan with art by Fiona Staples
The epic hit series continues, as Alana and her baby finally reach the legendary Rocketship Forest, where everything changes forever.
The Walking Dead #101
Written by Robert Kirkman with art by Charlie Adlard
"SOMETHING TO FEAR" continues!
In the aftermath of the events of the monumental 100th issue... things are not going well.
Don't miss these new #1 issues and new printings:
- Classic Popeye Ongoing #1
- Mars Attacks #1 (second printing)
- Pathfinder #1
- Walking Dead #100 (second printing)
- Witchblade: Demon Reborn #1 (of 4)
*Everything on this list may not be available at Alter Ego Comics, but we're happy to order items in just for you.
Alter Ego Comics TV Episode #84
|Alter Ego Comics TV: Episode #84 - Archer & Armstrong & New Avengers|
|FOR YOUR BOOKSHELF|
Archie: The Married Life Vol. 2 TP
Astonishing X-Men Vol. 8 - Children of Brood TP
Betrayal Of The Planet of The Apes TP
Conan: Daughters of Midora & Other Stories TP
GI Joe: Disavowed Vol. 6 TP
Kill Audio TP
Mega Man Vol. 2 TP
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Classics Vol. 1 TP
Ultimate Comics Spider-Man Vol. 1 TP
Uncanny X-Force: Dark Angel Saga Book 2 TP
DC All Stars Series 1 Action Figures
|BACK ISSUE SPOTLIGHT|
|Star Wars #1 (VF) - $50.00
Written by Roy Thomas with art by Howard Chaykin, this Very Fine copy of Star Wars #1 won't be around for long!
Magic the Gathering Tournament
This Friday, August 17th at 5pm
Format: Standard Constructed
Saturday, August 25th at Noon.
Format: Chaos War 2 booster sealed event. Final Infinity Gauntlet Event. You must have played in at least two previous Infinity Gauntlet events at Alter Ego to qualify. Winner receives Thanos limited edition colossal figure and Shrine to Death colossal base. All participants receive the Terraxia limited edition figure (while supplies last).
Batman marquee figures awarded as fellowship prizes.
Dungeons and Dragons Encounters
Every Wednesday at 6pm. New players welcome!
Dungeons and Dragons Lair Assault - Spiderkiller
Saturday, August 25th at 3:30pm
Seating is limited. Email email@example.com to reserve your space.